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Nov 18, 2012 9:00pm EST
four months. she landed in kazakhstan tonight along with astronauts from japan and russia. president barack obama monitoring the conflict in the middle east as he travels through asia. today in thailand, he said the u.s. is working with all parties to end violence. he made history becoming the first u.s. president to visit myanmar. the president wraps up his three-nation asian tour with a stop in cambodia. >>> state department updating hugh it deploys security for diplomatic facilities around the globe now. secretary of state hillary clinton and the defense department will monitor where forces are deployed so they can travel to help during emergencies, if needed. the change comes amid congressional hearings over how the obama administration handled security crisis in benghazi, libya. i'm don lemon. see you back here at 10 p.m. eastern. fortunately we've got ink. it gives us 5x the rewards on our internet, phone charges and cable, plus at office supply stores. rewards we put right back into our business. this is the only thing we've ever wanted to do and ink helps us do it. make your
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Nov 11, 2012 10:00am EST
published by all places, russia. here's "the wall street journal's" translation of it. the electoral system are contra districty, archaic, and more overdo not meet the democratic prince pams that that the united states proclaims are fundamental to its foreign and domestic policy. we've seen attempts to shoren the early vote period to assure one party's chances of victory. the ballots can be dozens of pages. in some they're paper, in some election and it always falls on a tuesday, a work i day. every four years wee see the chaos of american elections but not changes. this week international election observers were banned from nine states. some of these men and women were threatened with arrest. maybe we should start learning from election officials from abroad, not try to throw them into jail. >>> up next, big data in the presidential election. why what you eat and what music you listen to has everything to do with whom you voted for your. [ male announcer ] when it comes to the financial obstacles military families face, we understand. at usaa, we know military life is different. we've been
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Nov 17, 2012 8:00pm EST
to be shipped in and jim jones had begun to talk about another move, to communist russia. long live this socialist dream ♪ >> that's beautiful. >> church members were told to learn a new language. >> you had to say something in russian before you could get anything to eat. little old ladies coming up, older people, elderly people, you know, they couldn't do it. they couldn't memorize anything, and he'd would turn them away. >> yet unknown to parks, unknown to gosney or anyone outside the inner circle, jones was already preparing for their death. this is a memo written to jones by the peoples temple doctor six months before the mass suicide. it reads in part -- >> cyanide is one of the most rapidly acting poisons. i would like to give about two grams to a large pig to see how effective our batch is. >> the test apparently was never carried out, but that's not the point. while in guyana we made a startling discovery. the church had been buying cyanide long before most of the members arrived here in jonestown. cnn has learned that for at least two years the church was buying a quarte
CNN
Nov 18, 2012 5:00am EST
the parties together. not just the united states. perhaps europe and russia. it's time that the israeli government and hamas and fatah all directly or indirectly have conversations. >> i want you to listen to this piece from jim clancy. >> this is a strategy -- the missiles are proving it's not going to work. they can go in again but it's not going to accomplish anything. it just puts us back there. >> putting the situation back to just where it was? >> where it was four years ago. >> he's talking about the israeli strategy. what do you think? >> he's a man who studied this very well. my opinion agrees with him that you're not going to eradicate hamas. hamas is part of the people there. and they're starving. a lot of them through embargoes and blockades. if you make peaceful revolution impossible, you might violent revolution inevitable. people are going to gravitate to the extremism and to military options only on both sides. you're losing the center on both sides. >> the obama administration was said to have been indifferent and that in some way escalated the situation or keeps propel
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Nov 18, 2012 10:00pm EST
williams is back on earth. with after the astronautes from japan and russia, they arrived in kazzic zan. th kazakhstan. during the trip she broke the record for time of women walking in space. >>> vice president joe biden was in new jersey, visiting areas destroyed by superstorm sandy. he volunteered seaside heights, meeting first responders who lost their homes in the storm. he talked about his personal connection to the region and pledged long-term help. >>> during superstorm sandy, chris christie was firm about the importance of evacuating and unhappy with those who stayed in harm's way. christie stopped by saturday night live last night for a self parody for his hard nosed communication style. he dished out some hard jabs, including to those of us in the media. >> i do not think any of the stupid mayors who ignored my evacuation rules, you're idiots. and when you ignore me, it makes you look like a real seth meyers. >> oh, come on. >> i'm speaking here. >> all right. >> i also do not want it thank the reporters that put themselves in danger. you no he, by walking into the middle of the
CNN
Nov 8, 2012 12:00pm EST
to reinvigorate the negotiating process, whether that's the multi-lateral process with russia, china, britain, fans, and germany involved, but also possibly see if there should be direct talks between the united states and iran. we haven't had those kind of talks really in three decades since the iranian revolution started, and i suspect, suzanne, he will have bipartisan support for that in washington d.c. and he will have a lot of support internationally now that the campaign is over. the big question is whether the iranian government will be willing to come in a serious way to the negotiating table. they have not shown that over the last couple of years. i think the pressure is actually going to be on the iranian government. >> do you think that the economic pressure on iran is coming to a breaking point here, a boiling point, where you will see iran come to the table? >> i think the sanctions are beginning to hit the iranian government very hard. both the e.u., oil embargo, the u.s. central bank sanctions, and just look at the indicators of that. the iranian riel, the -- it has been -- the
CNN
Nov 9, 2012 11:00am EST
a vote next week on the russia trade of human rights legislation. >> you'll have to ask mr. canter. i don't schedule the floor. >> mr. speaker, is it fair to say you could use the raising of the debt limit in early 2013 as leverage on the fiscal cliff? >> it's an issue that's going to have to be addressed. sooner rather than later. >> mr. speaker, following on jake's question, a number of exit polls tuesday night said that there were overwhelming number of americans, 60% or more, who favored raising taxes on the wealthiest americans. will you be guided by that principle at all when you sit down to do this deal? >> listen, the problem with raising tax rates on the wealthiest americans is that more than half of them are small business owners. we know from ernst & young, 700,000 jobs would be destroyed. we also know that it would slow down our economy. this is about the -- number one issue in the election was about the economy and jobs. everyone wants to get our economy moving again. everyone wants to get more americans back to work again. raising tax rates will slow down our ability to crea
CNN
Nov 11, 2012 1:00pm EST
by all places russia. here's "the wall street journal's" translation of it. "the electoral system are contradictory archaic and moreover done meet the democratic principles that the united states claims are fundamental to its foreign and domestic policy." i hate to say, it but moscow has a point. on the one hand, we have one thing the russians don't, actual free elections. this election season we've seen attempts to shorten the early voting period to further one party's chances of victory. our ballots can be as long as a dozen pages. in some places they're paper ballots and in some they're electronic. and election day always falls on a tuesday, a working day. every four years we see the chaos of american elections, but nothing changes. this week international election observers were banned from nine states. some of these men and women were threatened with arrest. maybe we should start learning from election officials from abroad, not trying to throw them into jail. >>> up next, big data in the presidential election. why what you eat and what music you listen to has everything to d
CNN
Nov 12, 2012 9:00pm EST
it from three sides, britain, russia, the u.s. it's a whole different ball game when you look at three interests. russian eyes, english eyes, chinese eyes. if you can see history and have empathy for others, you broaden your compassion, and you broaden. we become a member of the world. of the global community. and this is what obama has not done. now, he's basically operating as an outlier now. you asked about our criticism, it's couched in the context of 120 years of history. we started in 1900, we end now. it's a lot. and we start -- we mentioned woodrow wilson, world war ii, saying america is the savior of the world. we show that this mission to be a global policeman starts a long time ago. but it grows dangerous after the atomic bomb in 1945. >> it's a fascinating project. thoroughly enjoy the book. it's a riveting history lesson. you bring this stuff to life. i commend you. >> thank you. >> the unhold history of the united states is on showtime. the book is available now. we'll be right back. [ male announcer ] you build a reputation by not breaking down. consider the silverado 15
CNN
Nov 17, 2012 7:00pm EST
and from russia. they have palestinians have studied at the universities there. they've taken this technology home. this is widespread grad rocket technology. >> this becomes a ground war, i asked ben the same question, this changes how? >> it changes in terms of civilian casualties. it's unavoidable if you put that much firepower in there. >> jim clancy, thank you very much. st stay tuned for the latest on the violence in the mideast. first, though, we'll tell you about this heart warnlg story about coming home for the holidays. [ male announcer ] this is joe woods' first day of work. and his new boss told him two things -- cook what you love, and save your money. joe doesn't know it yet, but he'll work his way up from busser to waiter to chef before opening a restaurant specializing in fish and game from the great northwest. he'll start investing early, he'll find some good people to help guide him, and he'll set money aside from his first day of work to his last, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. wanted to provide better employee benefi
CNN
Nov 17, 2012 10:00pm EST
. perhaps europe and russia. it's time that the israeli government and hamas and fat fa all directly or indirectly have conversations. >> i want you to listen to this piece from jim clancy. >> this is a strategy -- the missiles are proving it's not going to work. they can go in again but it's not going to accomplish anything. it just puts us back there. >> putting the situation back to just where it was? >> where it was four years ago. >> he's talking about the israeli strategy. what do you think? >> he's a man who studied this very well. my lay opinion agrees with him that you're not going to eradicate hamas. hamas is part of the people there. and they're starving. a lot of them through embargoes and blockades. if you make peaceful revolution impossible, you might violent revolution inevitable. people are going to gravitate to the extremism and to military options only on both sides. you're losing the center on both sides. >> the obama administration was said to have been different and that in some way escalated the situation or keeps propelling it. >> it could because it seems like
CNN
Nov 7, 2012 8:00am EST
was president. would it be hawkish mitt romney, who spoke very, very hard about russia, about china, about possibly another war in iran, or would it be moderate and practici pragmatic mitt romney, who turned up in the foreign policy debate with barack obama? so a lot of uncertainty about what romney would have done in foreign policy. a lot of knowledge and certainty about what president obama brings to the table. >> one of the world leaders he has had the most complicated of relationships is israel's benjamin netanyahu. what kind of influence does president obama have over what happens in israel? >> well, john, in general, the american president has a huge role to play. because it's such a close relationship, as we all know. and israelis want to have a good relationship with the united states. to that end, one of the first congratulations that did come in was from the israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu. the strategic alliance is stronger than ever, said the prime minister. i'll continue to work with president obama in order to assure the interests that are vital to the security of b
CNN
Nov 9, 2012 12:00pm EST
the moscow bureau chief for many, many years here. you know all the things about russia here. the president was re-elected and you write that the russian president vladimir putin congratulated him on a phone call, but you say it doesn't mean that the relations between these two are so smooth. you write that moscow and washington are still at odds over how to end the carnage if syria and russia still considers the u.s. plans for a european missile defense system a threat. what is the main problem with this, and how do they overcome that defense system here to find some sort of breakthrough? >> well, you know, remember that conversation between president obama and dmitri medvedev who was the president about a year ago in which he said give me some slack. in other words, after the election i'll be able to do more, and he, indeed, asks that mr. medvedev take that message back to vladimir, which mr. medvedev did. the whole idea was -- really one of the sticking points is missile defense saying that u.s. plan for missile defense in europe. the russians are vihamently opposed to it still, and they
CNN
Nov 13, 2012 12:00pm EST
of italy, king abdullah of jordan, president putin of russia, and president rohoi of spain. lie take your questions. >> a couple of questions about the scandal that many of us are covering. one specific and a bigger picture one. general allen we're learning questions about him and the pentagon's investigation of his alleged behavior. does the president have faith that general allen can continue to lead the war in afghanistan in this critical period of time when he's under investigation by the pentagon? >> i can tell you that the president thinks very highly of general allen and his service to his country, as well as the job he has done in afghanistan. at the request of the secretary of defense the president has put on hold general allen's nomination as supreme allied commander of europe pending the investigation of general allen's conduct by the department of defense i.g. the president remains focused on supporting our extraordinary troops and coalition partners in afghanistan who general allen continues to lead as he has done ablebly in over a year. the president nominated general dunfor
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Nov 3, 2012 2:00pm EDT
the bomb on russia, which is a huge problem. so peter sellers in this movie playing numerous roles as he always does, he has to kind of coral all of these people in the government and try to stop this, the crazy war that's going to happen just randomly on one day. and this movie just keeps getting better with age because, you know, lines never stop being funny, as our world gets more and more ridiculous in real life. like george c. scott and the russian ambassador are fighting and peter sellers has to break it up by saying, you can't fight in here. this is the war room. >> i love it. >> and it's a classic. 1964. you are reaching back. not to confuse it with "dr. no." you start thinking about james bond movies, especially since we have been engamed in so much bond stuff with the release of the double-box set, but "dr. strangelove" a classic, a stand out in and of itself and your number one. >> yes, and thanks to my dad who showed this to me as a young age and taught me not to fight in the war room and show people the big boards. important lessons. >> thanks so much. always good to see you
CNN
Nov 5, 2012 9:00am EST
mitt romney's assertion that russia was our number one geopolitical enemy? it's all water under the bridge now. i do wonder, though, did any defining moment really change your mind or was your mind made up on day one? talk back today. election 2012, what was your defining moment? facebook.com/carolcnn. your responses later this hour. >>> a presidential election too close to call, a battleground state mired in voting problems and controversy. sound familiar? sure does in florida. those haunting memories of of that 2000 debacle are still painfully fresh and now a new crop of concerns are hanging over the elections there. ali velshi is keeping a close eye on the problems. he joins us from cnn's vote watch desk. it was ugly this weekend in florida. >> can you imagine that we're having this conversation about voting problems in florida? i guess it wouldn't be a batt battle -- without a battle in florida. one of third of the state's registered democrats do their voting in three counties. this is what the early voting lines looked like in miami yesterday. >> i've been waiting here sinc
CNN
Nov 8, 2012 2:00pm EST
to russia today, television, and he said he's not going anywhere. i'm not a puppet. i was not made by the west, he said, to go to the west or to any other country. i'm a syrian. i was made in syria. i have to live in syria. and die in syria. that might sound a little bit familiar because if you replaced syria with word libya, it sounds like moammar gadhafi. >> turkish officials saying they're talking with nato of a possible deployment of missiles. >> their concern is cross-border violence going on over several months and killed turkish citizens on the turkish side of the border and lead to a spillover. they're concerned about that. the turkish president has said that this is something that's discussed. and this is an effort to contain the violence and not allow it to spill over. this is giving you a sense of the regional quality, the regional sort of how regionally this could spill over to syria. we have seen it in leb anna nicole and turkey and jordan. >> maybe a possible no-fly zone? >> i think we are far from that. very far from that idea. right now. there's no appetite because
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Nov 13, 2012 4:00pm EST
, switzerland, and russia here to watch that process and to take tests. this is all happening just as everyone commemorates the advisory, the eight-year anniversary of arafat's death. his family very upset and there has always been suspicion that arafat was murdered when he died in a french hospital in 2004. sara sidner, cnn, ramallah. >>> happening now. spreading scandal. new claims about general john allen's contacts with the woman who helped trigger the david petraeus investigation. also, another surprising new twist leads back to petraeus' former lover, paula broadwell and her e-mail trail. >>> and the president's staffing up for his second term. he appears blindsided by this sensational mess. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> the top u.s. military commander in afghanistan appears to be fighting back, trying not to be brought down by scandal, as general david petraeus was. general john allen is under investigation by the defense department, and his nomination to be the military head of nato is now on hold. at issue, allen's contacts with jill kelly, who played a role in
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Nov 14, 2012 12:00pm EST
overboard, but clearly it's an opportunity for us to do a lot of big things and now that we have this russia of spending cuts as well as taxes that will go up, unemployment insurance expiring, et cetera, but the president, i'm sure, will address this recent controversy involving -- i get so excited when i have to talk about sex all week, but it's not the kind of sex that i like to talk about because it doesn't involve anything many my life. i've been reading about it, and the president will have to address that as well. >> there will be a lot of questions on general petraeus and general allen. right now there's a new crisis that's developed in the last few hours with israel and the palestinians and gaza. i assume there's going to be questions on that. i want everyone to stand by. this cult, as all of us know, is heading towards what's called the fiscal cliff. later today, the president will be meeting with business leaders to talk about ways to prevent economic disaster. ali velshi on what all of this means, what it could cost. we're going to be speaking with ali in a few moments as well as
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Nov 16, 2012 2:00pm EST
for -- to increase the range even more. they're getting this technology from the ukraine and russia, they have palestinians have studied at the universities there. they have taken the technology home. this is widespread grad rocket -- katyusha rocket technology. >> if this becomes a ground war, i asked ben the same question this changes how? >> it changes in terms of civilian casualties, it is unavoidable if you put that much firepower in there. remember there is still the question here, post arab spring, everybody is looking to see mohamed morsi, turkey, these are muslim brotherhood, if you will, governments. they're looking for them, don, to in one way or another bring hamas under control, to calm us down. nobody wants a full blown conflict. fattah doesn't want it in the west bank. israelis don't want to see it. they're feeling more insecure than they have in years. they understand the current strategy won't hold in the future. >> this man knows his stuff. appreciate it, sir. >>> developing now here in the u.s., two people are missing after an oil platform explodes in the gulf of mexico. the
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